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Epic antitrust fight looms for AT&T's $85B Time Warner deal

NEW YORK (AP) — The Justice Department is suing AT&T to stop its $85 billion purchase of Time Warner, setting the stage for an epic legal battle with the telecom...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 22:49

Myanmar treatment of Rohingya called apartheid in new report

BANGKOK (AP) — Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination and persecution that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," Amnesty International said Tuesday in a report that raises questions about what...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 22:32

Myanmar's treatment of Rohingya called apartheid

BANGKOK (AP) — Amnesty International says Myanmar has subjected Rohingya Muslims to long-term discrimination that amounts to "dehumanizing apartheid," in an investigative report that raises questions about what those who've...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 22:16

Neurologist due in Philadelphia court on sex charges

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A neurologist accused of sexual misconduct in three states is due in court on misdemeanor charges that he groped women at a Philadelphia clinic. Dr. Ricardo Cruciani...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 22:06

Interior denies wrongdoing involving Zinke's wife, travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Department of Interior denied any wrongdoing Monday after documents surfaced showing government staffers were forced to scramble to accommodate requests from Secretary Ryan Zinke's wife as...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 21:29

LaVar Ball questions Trump's role in son's release

WASHINGTON (AP) — Outspoken basketball dad LaVar Ball questioned the extent of President Donald Trump's involvement in securing his son's release from the custody of Chinese authorities during a combative...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 21:19

Report: Rep. Conyers settled complaint over sexual conduct

WASHINGTON (AP) — A news website Is reporting that Michigan Rep. John Conyers settled a complaint in 2015 from a woman who alleged she was fired from his Washington staff...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 21:01

Asian shares advance as Wall Street regains ground

TOKYO (AP) — Asian shares edged mostly higher Tuesday after Wall Street regained lost ground overnight amid subdued trading ahead of the Thanksgiving holiday. KEEPING SCORE: Japan's benchmark Nikkei 225...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:51

Whitefish halts power work in Puerto Rico over $83M owed

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Whitefish Energy Holdings announced late Monday that it was halting work to help restore power in Puerto Rico because it has not been paid...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:28

Body of worker recovered after cosmetics factory blast, fire

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — Authorities recovered the body of a male worker reported missing after two explosions and a fire at a New York cosmetics factory left 30 to...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:22

AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallen

DALLAS (AP) — A U.S. official with knowledge of the investigation into the death of a border patrol agent said Monday that the surviving agent who radioed in for help...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:16

The Latest: Body recovered from NY factory explosion, fire

NEW WINDSOR, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the explosions and fire at a cosmetics factory in upstate New York (all times local): 10:10 p.m. The body of a worker...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:10

China sentences prominent rights lawyer to 2 years in prison

BEIJING (AP) — A court in central China has sentenced a prominent human rights lawyer to two years in prison on the vague charge of inciting subversion of state power,...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 20:01

Group: Zinke's wife played key role in event, travel plans

WASHINGTON (AP) — Documents obtained by a left-leaning group show that Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's wife played a key a role in arranging aspects of her husband's official events and...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:51

Redhill wins Canada's Giller Prize for 'Bellevue Square'

TORONTO (AP) — Author Michael Redhill has won the Scotiabank Giller Prize for his novel "Bellevue Square." The thriller about a woman on the hunt for her doppelganger was praised...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:49

Trial wrapping up in case that sparked immigration debate

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lawyers painted the Mexican man on trial for killing a woman along a San Francisco pier as either a sick individual who brought a gun to...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:44

The Latest: AP source: Border patrol agent may have fallen

DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on the death in Texas of a U.S. Customs and Border Protection agent (all times local): 8:15 p.m. A U.S. official with knowledge of the...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:40

1 killed, 1 injured in crash of Air Force training jet

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — An airman has been killed and another injured after an Air Force training jet crashed near Amistad Reservoir on the Texas-Mexico border. An Air Force...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:37

Trump asks Supreme Court for full enforcement of travel ban

HONOLULU (AP) — The Trump administration is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow the latest travel ban to take full effect. A federal appeals court ruling last week allows...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:35

Branagh, Friel among winners of International Emmy Awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Kenneth Branagh has won the International Emmy for Best Actor, while Anna Friel has won the Best Actress trophy at the 2017 International Emmy Awards gala...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:34

Ecuador president: Manafort pitched deal for China investors

QUITO, Ecuador (AP) — Ecuadorean President Lenin Moreno says he met with President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman this year together with a group of Chinese businessmen interested in acquiring...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:12

Rare 'Dracula' poster sells for $525,800 at auction

DALLAS (AP) — An auction house says a rare poster for the 1931 horror film "Dracula" has sold for $525,800. Dallas-based Heritage Auctions said the sale Saturday appears be the...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:08

Judge permanently blocks Trump sanctuary cities order

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A federal judge has permanently blocked President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities. U.S. District Court...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:03

Questions remain on cause of death of border agent in Texas

DALLAS (AP) — Authorities haven't offered an official explanation of what happened when a U.S. border agent died and another was badly injured while working over the weekend in West...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:01

Air Force training jet crashes in West Texas

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) — An Air Force training jet has crashed near Amistad Reservoir on the Texas-Mexico border. The Air Force says in a statement that the jet assigned...
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 19:00

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